LOS ELEGIDOS

LEONARDO & MARTIN

By Daniel GIMELBERG

DUERMEVELA - as PROD

Comedy - Pre-Production 2016

Leonardo and Martin is a mordant and emotional comedy about a gay couple in Buenos Aires that is looking to adopt a child and start a family. A story about the conflicts the two men will face and their relationship and, above all, is a story about all the unexpected adversities they will face.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Comedy, Second film
    • Countries
    • ARGENTINA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Daniel GIMELBERG
    • Writer(s)
    • Andi NACHON, Cesc GAY
    • Producer(s)
    • Tomas LIPGOT (DUERMEVELA)
    • Synopsis
    • In every solid and loving relationship there comes a time where the couple considers having children and taking their bond to the next level. Within a professional middle class environment, this new idea implies a conscious awareness of a life changing event: the arrival of a baby means leaving certain habits and lifestyles behind to make room within the couple for the presence of a creature that will become their main focus every day. This is a challenge for any contemporary couple. Leonardo and Martin showcase this situation in a particular way: they are two men in love who are facing this new dilemma after ten years together and are trying to find a solution while also strengthening their love.
      In different ways, the possibility of fatherhood and the adoption of a baby brings them face to face with their desires and fears. Leo, a 42-year-old economist, deals with his own adoption story. When Martin, a 34-year-old actor, starts the paperwork process he discovers that behind the apparent tolerance to homosexuality, it is still a challenge for a gay couple to adopt, and after one thing leads to another, he finds himself involved in a shady network of questionable legality that facilitates the adoption procedure.
      Leonardo and Martin is a mordant and emotional comedy about a gay couple in Buenos Aires that is looking to adopt a child and start a family. A story about the conflicts the two men will face and their relationship and, above all, is a story about all the unexpected adversities they will face before they reach their objective.
    • Partners & financing
    • COPRODUCER
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jul 01, 2015
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